Stop Texting & Driving Scholarship
Description: The law firm of Raybin & Weissman offer an annual scholarship contest to Stop Texting and Driving. Students will create videos that help in the fight against distracted driving and needless car accident injuries. A total of three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded: one to the best video entry from Davidson County (TN), one to the best entry from the state of TN, and one to the best entry from the entire US. Deadline for entry is April 3, 2017.
Award: $1,000 each
Deadline: April 3, 2017
Contact: David Weissman, Injury Attorney
Contact Phone: 615-256-6666
Kyle Kiihnl Scholarship
Award: $1000 College Scholarship to be used at a college/trade school of choice.
Deadline: December 1, 2016
* Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in in the Class of 2017
* Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
* Finalist(s) must be available to be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee
TN Organization of School Superintendents
High school young women in west Tennessee are invited to apply for the West Tennessee Affiliate.
What is the award?
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing recognizes young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. The winners of the West Tennessee Affiliate are recognized at an award event to be held in spring 2017 in the Memphis area. All applicants will also be considered for the National award.
What is the application process?
Please duplicate and distribute the poster and flyer and direct girls to http://www.aspirations.org. Detailed instructions and eligibility information are found online.
Applicants are asked to provide the name and email address of a school official to endorse their application. This person could be a teacher, technology specialist, counselor or other school official.
What is the deadline?
Online applications must be submitted and completed by November 7, 2016.
“Blue Path” is a pathway for young people to serve in police services and develop as well-rounded, community-focused police officers in the city of Memphis. This all-expense paid college education will result in an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Southwest Tennessee Community College and a position as a Police Service Technician with MPD.
Southwest Tennessee Community College (STCC) has worked with the MPD Training Academy to create an academic curriculum for an associate’s degree (AAS) in criminal justice. Students will complete coursework together as a cohort over a period of four semesters, during which time they will be employed by MPD as Police Service Technicians with an annual salary of $26,000 per year. Once they complete the degree and reach age 21, graduates are eligible to undergo MPD’s sworn officer training and become a police officer.
Students intending to apply for the BluePath program ARE REQUIRED to attend one of five BluePath informational sessions this month. Parents or guardians are encouraged, but not required to attend. All sessions will be held at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Macon Campus (5983 Macon Cove) Bornblum Library Auditorium (ML 122). Free parking is available in the main parking lot in front of the Bornblum Library.
Dates and times for informational sessions are below. The sessions will begin promptly at the designated start times and students are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early to park and get seated.
· Saturday, Oct 22 – 9-11 a.m.
· Saturday, Oct 22 –3-5 p.m.
· Monday, Oct 24 – 4:30-6:30 p.m.
· Tuesday, Oct 25 – 4:30-6:30 p.m.
· Wednesday, Oct 26 – 4:30-6:30 p.m.
To be eligible for Blue Path, all students must submit an application for Tennessee Promise by November 1. Information and application assistance will be provided at Blue Path informational sessions.
For more information, visit the Blue Path website at www.BluePathMemphis.com.
AXA Achievement Scholarship Program
The application period for the 2017 program is now open.
The AXA Achievement Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.
The 2017 program will be accepting applications from September 1, 2016 until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 15, 2016, whichever comes first. Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early!
This is an EXCEPTIONAL Scholarship Opportunity. Please consider applying.
Fifty-two winners – one from each state, Washington, DC and Puerto Rico – are selected by our nonprofit partner, Scholarship America, to receive one-time scholarship awards of $10,000 each.
From the pool of 52 state winners, ten are selected as national winners and earn an additional one-time scholarship of $15,000, bringing the national AXA Achievers’ total scholarship awards to $25,000 each.
What does it take to become an AXA Achiever?
Our scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities:
· Ambition and drive
· Determination to set and reach goals
· Respect for self, family and community
· Ability to succeed in college
How to apply
Using a tiered process students apply on a state level and the top students from that group are recognized on a national level with an additional award.
Who is eligible?
Applicants to the AXA Achievement Scholarship in association with U S News & World Report must:
· Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico
· Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2015-2016 academic year.
· Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
Eligible students are encouraged to apply for both the Achievement and Community scholarships, but a student may receive only one of these AXA-sponsored scholarships.
The BURGER KINGSM Scholars program can help!
High school seniors, BURGER KING® employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2017-2018 school year! High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible.
Don’t miss your chance to become a BURGER KINGSM Scholar. Apply today! www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram
The application period for the 2017-2018 school year opens Oct. 15, 2016 and closes Dec. 15, 2016.
Award: $12,000 ($3,000 per year for four years) College Scholarship to be used for entering freshman majoring in Chemistry
Deadline: February 1, 2017
* Complete a course in high school with A or B
*Attain a high school grade point average of 3.5 or above
*Earn a composite score of 26 or above on the ACT exam (1170 on SAT)
*Declare Chemistry as major at UTC
Attention high school seniors planning to attend college, technical, or vocational school?
The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship doesn’t require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
The deadline is March 1, 2017 or the first 700 submitted applications.
Mail completed application to the following address (postmarked by: March 10, 2017):
Collierville Elementary Attention:
560 Peterson Lake Road
Collierville, TN 38017
You may also turn in completed forms to the Collierville Elementary School office by Friday, March 10, 2017.
Upper Cumberland Angus Association/Tommy Burks Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of these scholarships is to give assistance to an entering freshman or an enrolled college student, who exhibits a genuine interest in cattle production and agriculture. Each scholarship award will be for one year period and each scholarship winner will receive a total of $2,000.00. The members of the Upper Cumberland Angus Association raise funds each year through donations, pledges, and the sale of a scholarship heifer during their annual Spring Time Select Sale in April. This action was taken to honor the late Senator Tommy Burks who did much to advance farm families and Agriculture by serving in the Tennessee Legislature for many years. The Hyder/Burks Pavilion at Tennessee Tech University was dedicated in his honor.
TSAC Ned McWherter Scholars Program
Seniors with a minimum 29 ACT (or concordant equivalent score on the SAT) and 3.5 unweighted cumulative GPA (through the fall semester) are encouraged to complete the Ned McWherter scholarship online application via the TSAC Student Portal (www.tn.gov/TSACStudentPortal). To complete the entire application process and satisfy the February 15 deadline, applicants will also need their school counselor to either email a PDF of the 7th semester transcript and ACT/SAT test scores to Kathy.Stripling@tn.gov or mail the transcript and test scores to:
Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Attn: Ned McWherter Scholars Program
The Association for the Improvement of Minorities, Internal Revenue Service (AIM-IRS) will award three deserving graduating high school students who exhibit exemplary commitment to serving their communities and who are college bound the following scholarships:
1- ($1000.00) scholarship
2- ($500.00) scholarships
A decision will be made as to who the scholarships will be awarded on April 24, 2017. Correspondence regarding the winners will be sent no later than April 27, 2017.
P.T. Squared Wellness Scholarship
The P.T. Squared Wellness Scholarship Fund was created by P.T. Squared Health and Wellness, its owners, and staff. The scholarship was established to promote and encourage young adults to educate themselves and take a proactive approach to living a healthy lifestyle.
Institution: Applicant may be enrolled in any university
Total Scholarship Amount: $500.00 to be used towards the first semester of college
REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:
• Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0
• Applicant must show good character and demonstrate an interest in health, wellness, and fitness.
• Applicant must submit an essay approximately 250 words on the following topic:
What is your deﬁnition of Wellness? How do you achieve it?